SuSE 11 Security Update : Perl (SAT Patch Number 994)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41448


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


A Buffer overflow in perl, in the base Compress::Raw::Zlib perl module has been fixed. (CVE-2009-1391)

Additionaly three non security bugs were fixed.


Apply SAT patch number 994.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41448

File Name: suse_11_perl-090610.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:perl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:perl-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:perl-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:perl-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2009/06/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1391

CWE: 189